• Headline Bands Announced For Ribfest’s 25th Anniversary

    Northeast Exchange Club is celebrating Ribfest’s 25th Anniversary,

    presented by Bright House Business Solutions.  Top recording artists

    in rock and country continue the tradition of 


                               “Rockin’ Ribs – Helpin’  Kids.

                                           November 8, 9, 10

                   Vinoy Park, 701 Bayshore Drive NE, St. Petersburg


    A Special 25th Anniversary Surprise Band opens the Bright House Networks

    Business Solutions Stage on Friday, Nov. 8th.  If you know rock bands, you will

    know this band. Followed by the return appearance of REO Speedwagon.


    Gin Blossoms, Sat. Nov. 9th, along with Sister Hazel

         and also returning to Ribfest, Edgar Winter Band


    John Kay & Steppenwolf, Sat. Nov. 9th   join in the anniversary celebration.


         Josh Thompson, Randy Houser and country’s new breakout star,

         Justin Moore, on stage for Country Day, Sun. Nov. 10th

    Ribfest has partnered with EVENT Live to be the official Ribfest Mobile app.

    The EVENT Live app will provide up to the minute Ribfest details allowing

    guests to ask questions, post updates, access band schedules and participate

    in contests to win prizes through a live social stream throughout Vinoy Park.

    The Northeast Exchange Club has contributed $3.5 million of Ribfest proceeds

    to local causes including:

    • All Children’s Hospital
    • Child abuse prevention – Suncoast Center/Help-A-Child
    • Northeast Exchange Club service projects in the Community

    promoting Americanism by installing Freedom Shrines at local schools


    Ribfest is a time to taste the best ribs in the world and enjoy the awesome bands

    performing all weekend.